Milling tool
Milling Mill"ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See {Mill}. [1913 Webster]

{High milling}, milling in which grain is reduced to flour by a succession of crackings, or of slight and partial crushings, alternately with sifting and sorting the product.

{Low milling}, milling in which the reduction is effected in a single crushing or grinding.

{Milling cutter}, a fluted, sharp-edged rotary cutter for dressing surfaces, as of metal, of various shapes.

{Milling machine}, a machine tool for dressing surfaces by rotary cutters.

{Milling tool}, a roller with indented edge or surface, for producing like indentations in metal by rolling pressure, as in turning; a knurling tool; a milling cutter. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Milling — Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See {Mill} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milling cutter — Milling Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milling machine — Milling Mill ing, n. The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised or intented edge upon coin, etc.; the process of dressing surfaces of various shapes with rotary cutters. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • milling machine — a machine tool for rotating a cutter (milling cutter) to produce plane or formed surfaces on a workpiece, usually by moving the work past the cutter. Also called miller. [1875 80] * * * Machine tool that rotates a circular tool with numerous… …   Universalium

  • milling machine — noun machine tool in which metal that is secured to a carriage is fed against rotating cutters that shape it • Syn: ↑miller • Hypernyms: ↑shaper, ↑shaping machine * * * noun : a machine tool on which work usually of metal secured to a carriage is …   Useful english dictionary

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